Permission rights in Windows 10


  1. Posts : 23
    Windows 10
       #1

    Permission rights in Windows 10


    I have two user accounts on my computer one admistrator user and one standard user. I also have one separated hard drive dedicated for user data: images, documents, videos... I tried to hide this hard drive from the standard user folling this process:

    1.- Right click on the hard drive
    2.- In the contextual menu I clicked Properties
    3.- Click on the Security tab
    4.- In the Group or user name I selected Users
    5.- I click on Edit with administration permissions
    6.- I unticked all the Allow tickboxes
    7.- I clicked on Apply
    -> The hard drive became not accessible either by the Administratior user as by the standard user

    Afterwards I reverted the configuration. Unfortunatelly Windows is presenting a lot of permission rights issues also from the Administrator:
    - I cannot create shorcuts in the Desktop.
    The following message is displayed: "Windows could not create the shortcut. Check to see if the disk is full"
    - I can't open a file with a program, the following message is displayed: "You don't have permissions to open this file. Contact the file owner or an administrator to obtain permissions"
    - The new contextual menu in Desktop does not allow to create new items like new folder, new file, etc. (see attached screenshot)

    Permission rights in Windows 10-new-contextual-menu.png

    Can anyone help me to solve the permission rights issues?
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  2. Posts : 4,554
    Windows 11 Pro 64-bit
       #2

    You can repair file permissions with Windows Repair tool.

    - Download Windows Repair All-In-One (Portable Version) from here.
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  3. Posts : 6,979
    windows 10
       #3

    With permission you must always set allow before you do any deny or your in trouble and care needs to be taken if you deny everyone admin is a member of that group as well
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